Carl Schurz Park


Catbird Playground

The fanciful inlaid granite illustration of a seated cat adorned with wings alludes to the playground’s name, “Catbird.” The name is also a veiled… Read More

Gracie Mansion

Gracie Mansion stands in Carl Schurz Park above Hell Gate, a roaring stretch of water where the Harlem River, East River, and Long Island Sound meet. This 18th century… Read More

Peter Pan Statue

“All children, except one, grow up.” Charles Andrew Hafner (1889-1960) created this bronze sculpture of Peter Pan in 1928 for a fountain in the lobby of… Read More

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